Fast Company: Why Flying Drones Are The Future Of... →
Fast Company interviewed lab founder Matt Waite and College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Dean Gary Kebbel about what we’re up to here on the Great Plains.
EFF: FAA Releases Lists of Drone Certificates—Many... →
EFF gets the list of agencies that have special FAA permits to fly UAVs. Also interesting is this pie chart from The Atlantic.
So, just what is a drone, anyway? →
Is that thing you or I call a drone really a drone? The answer isn’t as easy as you think. (And, for the record, nothing in the Drone Journalism Lab right now is a drone)
Meet the Drone Lab's student researchers
Recently, the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications was fortunate to have three students receive Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experiences grants for the 2012-2013 school year. The students are going to be involved in all aspects of the lab, from researching ethics to building platforms. Here’s who...
Journalists, write this date down: May 14, 2012
Under the FAA Modernization and and Reform Act of 2012, the FAA must expedite giving public agencies permits to fly UAVs under specific conditions by May 14, 2012. That’s just a little more than a month from now. In government terms, that’s really, really fast. Do you cover a law enforcement agency? If I did, I’d start asking around now. Warm up the public records requests. Is...